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Rocket blasts off with NASA satellite to track climate change

Jan 31, 2015

Rocket blasts off with NASA satellite to track climate change

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla (Reuters) - An unmanned Delta 2 rocket lifted off from California on Saturday carrying a NASA satellite to measure how much water is in Earths soil, information that will help weather forecasting and tracking of global climate change. The tiny amount of soil moisture links the planets overall environmental systems its water, energy and carbon cycles - as well as determines whether particular regions are afflicted with drought or flooding. #United States #India #China #Technology #France #Arabic #Middle East #Russia #Latin America #author #Massachusetts
Blizzard hits Boston and New England, spares New York despite forecasts

Jan 29, 2015

Blizzard hits Boston and New England, spares New York despite forecasts

BOSTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - A powerful blizzard struck Boston and surrounding New England on Tuesday, leaving some 4.5 million people grappling with as much as three feet of snow and coastal flooding but sparing New York City residents who had braced for a significant blast. Snow was forecast to keep falling into early Wednesday in eastern New England, possibly setting a record snowfall in Boston. At Logan International Airport, 23.3 inches (59.2 cm) of snow was on the ground early evening, swept higher in parts by strong winds. #Business #Japan #Brazil #France #United Kingdom #Latin America #Mexico #author #Massachusetts #opinion
Northeast U.S. braves 'crippling' blizzard, transit systems shut

Jan 27, 2015

Northeast U.S. braves 'crippling' blizzard, transit systems shut

NEW YORK/MAPLEWOOD, N.J. (Reuters) - A massive, wind-whipped blizzard slammed into the U.S. #facebook #China #France #Middle East #Russia #markets #United Kingdom #Latin America #author #Massachusetts
Northeast U.S. braves 'crippling' blizzard

Jan 27, 2015

Northeast U.S. braves 'crippling' blizzard

NEW YORK/MAPLEWOOD, N.J. (Reuters) - A massive blizzard slammed into the U.S. Northeast on Monday, canceling thousands of flights, curtailing mass transit and closing hundreds of schools, as officials warned that the storm could dump as much as 3 feet of snow on the region. #United States #Japan #Brazil #France #Russia #United Kingdom #Latin America #Mexico #Massachusetts